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These are some of the wonderous thoughts and feelings floating around in my head and heart. I hope you enjoy them and that my journey of trying to figure myself out might somehow help you understand you. I believe we are all in this together and its only through sharing our true selves that we experience the deepest and most meaningful connections.

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The Lengths We Will Go

“Pain is Inevitable; Suffering is Optional” I was having a really great conversation with a girlfriend last night about feeling hesitant about getting back out there because she didn’t want to open herself to getting hurt again. It made me think of the lenghts we go as humans to protect ourselves from pain. When IContinue reading “The Lengths We Will Go”

Listen

What brings pain Is not listening to our own hearts Our own bodies Our own thoughts For when we aren’t quiet enough to their whispers Those whispers gradually become louder Until they are screams And like a child, tugging at your sleeve A small request for attention that is ignored Soon becomes a tantrum andContinue reading “Listen”

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